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Google sued over 'male discrimination'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Damore worked at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California Google has been accused of discriminating against conservative white men in a class action lawsuit filed by two former engineers. The duo say they want to represent all staff discriminated against due to their …

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GoPro drops drones as sales plunge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption GoPro chief Nick Woodman when the firm listed in 2014 Camera-maker GoPro said it is getting out of the drone business following “hostile” regulations in the US and Europe. The firm made the announcement on Monday as it warned investors of disappointing end-of-year results …

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Aspall takeover: Molson Coors 'to invest' in Suffolk site

Image caption All Aspall production is carried out at Aspall Hall, near Debenham, Suffolk The US brewing giant Molson Coors said it hoped to create new jobs at Aspall cider following its takeover. The firm has bought the family-run Suffolk producer in what is believed to be a £40m deal. …

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H&M apologises over 'racist' image of black boy in hoodie

People on social media have called H&M “racist” for showing a black child modelling a hoodie that says ‘coolest monkey in the jungle.’ Some are calling for a boycott of the brand over the picture, while others defended the retailer. H&M has said: “We apologise to anyone this may have …

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Vauxhall plans another 250 job cuts at Ellesmere Port

Image copyright Vauxhall Vauxhall is cutting another 250 jobs at its Ellesmere Port car plant on top of the 400 jobs it announced in October. The carmaker, now owned by France’s PSA Group – maker of Peugeot and Citroen – said it needed to “accelerate the recovery of plant productivity”. …

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BHS former owner 'failed' to give pension information

Image copyright PA Image caption Dominic Chappell is accused of failing to provide information to The Pensions Regulator The former boss of BHS failed to provide information numerous times about the collapsed department store chain’s pension schemes, a court heard. The Pensions Regulator alleges that it asked Dominic Chappell, who …

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Forget Bitcoin – now Dogecoin goes wild

Image copyright Chris Graythen/Getty Images Image caption Backers of Dogecoin helped sponsor this stock car You know an investment is somewhat unconventional when the Know Your Meme website is the main source of background information. But even in the turbulent world of cryptocurrencies, Dogecoin is seen as a pretty wild …

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Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales

Image copyright Jaguar Land Rover Image caption The Jaguar F-Pace is one of the range that has been selling well The UK’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), has said sales hit a record high last year. The company said Jaguar sold 178,601 cars, up 20% on the year before, …

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'Divorce Day' as money worries drive couples apart

Image copyright Getty Images If you’re married then it might be best to tread carefully today which has been dubbed “divorce day” by lawyers. The first working Monday of the year after the festive period typically sees a rise in couples feeling disillusioned about their relationships. It’s when some married …

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Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2018 Winter Olympics take place in Pyeongchang next month Hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month’s Winter Olympics, cyber-security firm McAfee said. The report found malware-infected emails were sent last month to organisations linked to the Pyeongchang …

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